Romy Golan, an expert in twentieth-century European art, taught at Vassar College and Yale University before coming to the Graduate Center. She has curated exhibitions and written catalogue essays for museums in the U.S., France, and Canada. Her publications include Modernity and Nostalgia: Art and Politics in France between the Wars (1995); Muralnomad: The Paradox of Wall Painting, Europe 1927–1957 (2009); “Flashbacks/Eclipses in Italian Art of the 1960s,” Grey Room (October 2012); “The World Fair: A Transmedial Theatre,” Encuentros con los años 30, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid (October 2012); “La possibilité d’un photomural socialiste,” in Artistes et partis dans la première moitié du vingtième siècle en Europe, Maria Stavrinaki and Maddalena Carli, eds. (Paris: Presses du Réel, 2012).
Golan is currently working on a book titled “Flashbacks/Eclipses: Italian Art in the 1960s” and is the recipient of a fellowship at the Sterling and Francis Clark Art Institute and a fellowship at the Italian Academy of Columbia University next year to complete this project.